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-chiu -- abdulum gay -- bak obama -obama -- [speaking forein language] >> [timer sounding.] >> ladies and gentlemen, as you see, our supervisor olague today, she give memorial for two people. but, me, as american egyptian native, i come in here to make it memorial for 2,753 innocent people has been killed in same day 11 year ago in new york. thank god that man i can say he is hero, he is tough, when he said something else, he promise on it, he did. here you see in this picture our mayor, when he talk about this innocent people last year in same day. today, after i finish my word here, i am going down to vote for obama. he deserve, and i deserve the change, 9/11, to be the vote for obama, and i wish to see how many people like you or other people too in the city going to vote for obama today. we need to change it. to change -- >> president chiu: i'm sorry. as i just said, you are not allowed to campaign for or against any candidates or ballot measures. if i could ask you to keep your comments outside of the campaign season, i appreciate that. >> okay. i can do that. but also i'm going
, after i finish my word here, i am going down to vote for obama. he deserve, and i deserve the change, 9/11, to be the vote for obama, and i wish to see how many people like you or other people too in the city going to vote for obama today. we need to change it. to change -- >> president chiu: i'm sorry. as i just said, you are not allowed to campaign for or against any candidates or ballot measures. if i could ask you to keep your comments outside of the campaign season, i appreciate that. >> okay. i can do that. but also i'm going to vote for him today, if you don't mind. i tried to. >> [timer sounding.] -- >> change the day to be a nice day. that the reason you have i involve in obama tee shirt to help anyone he love him like me. god bless you, and god bless him, and god bless america. we never forgot everyone who died in 9/11, 11 year ago. we thank you, and we love you, and we love anyone of you guys. thank you. >> president chiu: next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, stop the corporate rape of the public library, don't give money to the friends of the library, don't accept m
obama, and i wish to let him have second time to see if he can bring it our money, they steal it and they hide it in american bank. $700 million has been hidden from us in england. billion of dollars in -- let us get my money back. thank you. support us and support barack obama to return our money to our country. >> thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors. stop the corporate rape of the public library, don't give money to the friends of library, don't accept money from the friends of the library. everyone knows that the influence of private money on our politics has the power to destroy democracy and distort public policy. if you have been following these presentations, you know by now that any claim to legitimacy that the friends of the library had, has completely collapsed. we know from reports submitted to the california state -- that the friends of the library had income in the past 11 years of 40 million, and expenditures of 48.1 million. we also know from reports required by the san francisco sunshine ordinance that over the same 11 years the friends of t
make. as ed reiskin said, i am eternally grateful to president obama, leader pelosi, senator feinstein, boxer, others who are working so diligently with us to make these connections so that we/xo other regional transit system. so with that, please welcome our deputy administrator for the federal transit authority therese mcmillan. [applause] >> thank you so much, mayor lee. before we begin with my very good news for the region, the mayor mentioned how important connections are. i would like all of us to recall another connection we have as a human community and take a moment of silence out of respect for the victims and families of the aurora, colorado tragedy that happened yesterday. thanks very much. on behalf of transportation secretarys÷ [l$eÑ lahood, i am d to be here today to announce quality public transportation in the san francisco bayyya home region, about to take another step forward. for the third year in a row, we are announcing funds to help transit agencies across the country modernize and repair their bosses and related facilities, bringing these systems into a state
obama signed it into law in july. and back in june, i don't think that anybody was expecting that we would actually see this bill come to fruition. but within a couple of weeks following the bill was on the president's desk for signature. the primary issue to point out with map 21, is that it is a two-year bill and it does not fundamentally change federal transportation policy. you can see from the picture on the slide in the corner, that it is illustrative of the politics of the bill. this is president obama at the signing of the bill and you see representatives of teachers unions and the u.s. department of education is also in this picture and arny duncan because it included provisions on college loan interest rates and also representatives of the industry along with la mayor, since the tifia expansion and a $500 million boost to projects of natural significance with something that la lobbied for heavily to boost the program that will implement 30 years of transit projects within ten years using low-cost federal loans which we will talk about in a few slides about the tivia program
. previously i have made statements to the board of supervisors, to the point president barack obama is a sat jan and he has made a deal with the catholic church with serious consequences to the birth -- to israel and our social security. chapter 8, exodus. and the lord spoke to moses, go to pharaoh and say to him, thus says the lord, let my people go, that they may serve me. but if you refuse to let them go, behold i will smite all your territory with frogs. so the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly which shall go up and come into your house, into your bedrooms, on your bed, into the houses of your servants, on your people, into your oftens, into your impeding bowl. and the frogs shall come up on you and all your people and all your servants. thank you. >> president chiu: thanks. next speaker. >> good afternoon. i'm peter warfield, executive director of library users association, and i want to talk about who supports the bernal heights branch library mural being refreshed. we recently had a rally, actually on sunday for the refreshment of the mural. there was good coverage from the nei
was september 11, and president obama asked for all flags to be lowered to honor everyone who was killed on 9/11. my friend bill wilson and i asked the political leaders of the castro to use the public property at harvey milk plaza, including the rainbow flag, to lower the rainbow flag, to first of all respect president obama's proclamation, and, second, to remember and honor a gay hero named mark bingham who lost his life in the fields of pennsylvania. for two years, gay activists have asked, demanded, and pleaded for public property at harvey milk plaza to simply lower a flag on occasion, especially when our president asks to do it. and when gay people say we want to honor mark bingham, we want petty vindictive political leadership in the castro to grow up. we want a public discussion about public property. because mark bingham would have had the flag lowered at harvey milk plaza, had harvey milk been alive. we simply want to lower a flag on city property. and after two years, we don't have that right. something must be done. >> president chiu: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon. my
, the next-to-last independent bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovati
decreased however is the new starts program. they are... it just did not touch of level of the obama administration's presidential proposal a couple of... i think it was a year ago. but it does reform the program to encourage projects which expand the core capacity of a existing major transit corridors. push >> the transportation alternatives program, this is the program that we briefly discussed a few moments ago, basically three pots of funding streams are combined into one and there is a reduction of over 30 percent in the total funding available. bicycle and safety programs are no longer eligible, nor is landscaping as a stand alone project. so the landscaping is eligible, but it is not as a stand alone street scape project. cal transplans to prioritize its share of the transportation alternatives program funds for projects that are already in the transportation improvement program. this includes an $850,000 project for san francisco for pedestrian safety campaign. there was some concern initially because this project is no longer elible under the >> i think that it is approximat
the deferred action in regards to obama's executive order about allowing undocumented students the chance to be here without any threat of deportation for the next two years and also to get work permits. i'd like you to hear their testimonies. and how it impacts them and why i feel as a district employee why this should be a priority for all of us who work for our students and our families. so if i can end at the end as well, i'll let these speakers come up and speak to you first. >> defer action is a discretionary determination to the removal action of a person. on june 15 of this year, the secretary of homeland security announced certain people who came to this country as children and who meet several criteria may be considered for deferred action for two years. these people will be able to obtain a work authorization and renew after two years. in other words, defer action will protect undocumented youth from deportation and provide a work permit to legally work in this country. defer action is an important step in the immigration system because it allows young people to live in this co
, and the rational is -- come from the affordable act, president obama's health care bill is merited to go into effect, so it's to ensure that dollars that employers are supposed to put into these accounts go to health care and then the idea was we were going work with your office to determine once these federal regulations that come down, if there are additional changes that be made, if they come down, if you could brief those of us working on this issue, some recommendations that we should think about when president obama's health care law goes into effect, we would love to get that information. >> we will certainly do. >> we'll next ask the district attorney to -- office of the district attorney to present, followed by the treasurer, tax collector and then the city attorney, so welcome. >> good afternoon, members of the committee, i stated in our response to the grand jury report the district attorney opened a preliminary review into possible consumer fraud issues related to the collection of surcharges back in 2011. in that review is still open and pending. we read with great interest
and revolt against the rich and labour rallies -- since i have been here, we have had president obama here twice, mitt romney, and the president of south korea. the next slide to deal with community policing programs. the central is the gold standard for policing. this is a partial list of some of the things we do. we partner with san francisco safe, where we educate everyone on for crime prevention. we had a baseball program with two sergeants in the central volunteer time to coach. the police fishing program, a lot of our officers have participated in that in the summertime, where we take you out into the bay. there are about 1500 inner-city youths who participate in this fishing program. the police advisory board, members from the district, we meet once a month and discuss crime issues. they keep me up to date on what is going on in the district and we have a monthly community meeting at telegraph hill and a program which is prime convention through -- pride -- crime prevention through environmental design. the officer will delay security survey and as a checklist and has a pamphlet on
and the obama administration for the wonderful support. when we are at the conference of mayors in january, on my first as elected mayor, when back as mayors. we have our annual meeting. we got a treat, to go into the white house and talk to the president. he told us, if you mayors are part of the answer. i want to challenge you, as the urban centers throughout this country, to create jobs for our youth. as he went through data and statistics about how it was harder for youth to get jobs, how the data recognize how difficult it is, in these economic times, he wanted us to be bold. i took that boldness. we came back here with the spirit of what he asked us to do. i took him literally. i do not know if every other mayor is doing it, but i got to announce what we were doing in june, and we got a standing ovation in san francisco. we announced we would come out and create 5000 jobs. that was bold back in january, but it was also with a great amount of enthusiasm and initial collaborative support from every sector. i will begin by saying that when we announced this, we had carefully talked to e
does have the resources. we have a president barack obama -- we have a program ready to go. they will provide resources and make people proud in a city actively * striving. the clean power sf will run san francisco on at least 50% clean energy by the end of the decade putting us on track to reduce emissions to zero by mid-century. you have the opportunity to leave a legacy so today's citizens and tomorrow can look to their government as having led the way in renewable energy. your vote in support of clean power sf will allow creation of over 4,000 jobs, including local, solar, installation and energy efficiency upgrades with a 2 million set aside for go solar sf. finally by providing residents with a clean choice they do not currently have -- >> you have 30 more seconds. >> so people are in a required opt-in program. they have pg&e that they are already opted in. they don't have another choice to use another program. it is not that much different. grace mcleod, she is one of the people that signed our pledge, she wrote it perfectly when she said, i live in an sf and i would
on the television last night and he mentioned president obama who still believes despite everything in constructive cooperation i think is the phrase that he used and it came to my mind that that's exactly what we need here because of the developer, this is the kind of either/or thing, it's like transit is either bicycles or cars but actually i ride my bike, i use public transit when i can, there isn't very much, i walked here, so it sort of varied, i do what i can and i use my car, if i'm having a late dinner in the richmond, that's how life is, you can't really live where we live if you're going to go anywhere and not have a car but you don't have to do everything in the car, so it's not an either/or thing and to lose 32 spots on hill street, i can't imagine that, that's where our audience is. the other thing is we're a mixed use diverse maybe and it's not either/or, it's not if just for young hip sters who can buy condos, we have all kinds of people and i for example couldn't buy a condo in this building because i need a car, so it's not an either/or that needs some balance here and since i'm th
of a in incentive to implement a national aids strategy established by president obama in 2010. san francisco is one of falsities to be fortunate to be awarded this grant and this is the second year of the grant. san francisco is considered a leader in the nation on hiv and this is to help us implement a national strategy locally. the funds will help us implement some high impact, innovative strategies and -- including expanding hiv testing to populations at risk for hiv in san francisco, particularly at the san francisco municipal st the clinic and to make sure folks have access to knowing their hiv status. this would provide linkage to care for those provided -- for those with hiv in the city. as a side note, i'm here on behalf of the acting director who is currently at the international aids conference in washington d.c. i am happy to answer any questions. supervisor chu: i believe there is no budget analysts report on this item. are there members of the public to wish to speak on item number four? seeing none, public comment is closed. do we have a motion to send the item forward with recommenda
, and recently returned. i've been very active with the barack obama campaign and active with the late matt garcÍa, who was the city councilman in fairfield. i worked closely with united way to do fundraising for the homeless, and for the needy. i also pass out brown bags, and bread for the senior citizens in the east bay, as well as here in san francisco. i've worked for bank of america for 25 years, where i was advisory assistant engineer. and because of a car accident, i have to take -- had to take early retirement. and after five years of physical therapy, i'm now back on my feet and ready to start working somewhere, and would enjoy working for this rules committee f sunshine ordinance task force. government is something that i've always had a very high interest in, and i think that this would be a good starting point for me. my family has been certainly very active here in san francisco. one with my cousin, timothy simon who is a public utilities commissioner, my late betty simon, who has done so much for the city of san francisco, as well as lat i lati'vea who hasd with civil rights
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